updated 03:56 pm EST, Thu November 22, 2012
The lowest prices available on these Apple computers.
If you are shopping for a Mac, today's top Apple deals include generous price cuts from many of the top online retailers. Starting at the entry-level price point is the 11.6-inch MacBook Air with a 1.7GHz Intel dual-core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of Flash Storage, it is currently priced at $894, which is $105 less than Apple's price of $999, and about $4 less than Amazon's price fr the same model. However Amazon has cut the price on the 13.3-inch MacBook Air with a 1.8GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB Solid State Drive from $1,199 to $1,025 with free Super Saver Shipping for a savings of $174, making it the lowest price on that model by about $69.
Best Buy's online store holds the lowest price on the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with a 13.3-inch display, 8GB of RAM and a 750GB hard drive, now $1,349 -- a savings of $149 off the MSRP. For a 15.4-inch MacBook Pro with 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 750GB hard drive, the best price can currently be found at B&H Photo's website, where it is $129 off the MSRP for a total cost of $2,073, plus get your choice of either Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac or FileMaker Bento 4 database software for free.
For a base model 13.3-inch Retina MacBook Pro with a 2.5GHz Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB hard drive, the best price is available at MacConnection.com at $1,559, that's $140 off MSRP. MacMall holds the steepest discount on the 15.4-inch MacBook Pro with a 2.3GHz Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of flash storage, now $2,048 after $151 in instant savings.
We found the lowest price on the new Mac mini with a 2.5GHz Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive at MacConnection, now $549, which is $50 less than Apple's price of $599. However, MacMall once again grabs the lowest price title for the Mac mini server with 2.3GHz Core i7 processor, 4GB of RAM and dual 1TB hard drives, it is discounted to $973.98 from $999.
At Amazon, save $232.64 on the Mac Pro with a 3.2GHz quad-core Xeon Processor, 6GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive, now $2,266.36 with free Super Saver Shipping. The Mac Pro Server with 3.2GHz quad-core Xeon processor, 8GB of RAM and dual 1TB hard drives, it was $289.88, but is now $2,695.24.
As is normally the case, any mention of free shipping offers generally applies only to US-based orders. Foreign ship rates vary by country and shipping provider.